Check out the trailer of the beautiful film by Lola Doillon ” Fanny’s journey” , in theaters May 18, 2016 and for which Gisèle Gérard- Tolini has composed some of the music , arranged, orchestrated and conducted .
During world war II, jewish children were placed in O.S.E. Homes. In 1943, their lives were no longer safe there. Some of them managed to flee: here starts Fanny’s journey.
BASED ON THE TRUE STORY OF FANNY BEN-AMI
1943. Germany is occupying France. Fanny (13 y.o.) and her little sisters were sent by their parents to the OSE, a foster home for Jewish children. When the Nazis arrive on Italian territory, members of the OSE desperately organize the departure of the children to Switzerland. Fanny and her sisters are among those traveling to the border. These 11 children suddenly left on their own will do the impossible to reach the Swiss border in order to survive.
«Fanny’s journey» is an incredible tale of bravery, strength and survival, a story of a daring young girl who will stop at nothing .
Some pictures from the movie:
More than a beautiful film , “Fanny’s journey” is a true vector of the duty of Memory especially with the younger generation . This is a movie for family.
An educational kit is available on the website: http://education.levoyagedefanny.fr
You can also download it by clicking on:
download educational kit for “Fanny’s journey”
“Fanny’s journey” has received support from the Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah.